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Sing A Little Bit Of These Workingman's Blues
source:  Nov. 11 & 12,  Audience tape

Disc one
November 11:
Maggie’s Farm
She Belongs To Me
Lonesome Day Blues
Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
Workingman’s Blues #2
Tangled Up In Blue
Blind Willie McTell
Most Likely You Go Your Way
Ballad Of Hollis Brown
Disc two
Highway 61 Revisited
Spirit On The Water
Summer Days
Thunder On The Mountain
Like A Rolling Stone
Bob talks to the audience
All Along The Watchtower
November 12:

Absolutely Sweet Marie
Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
Honest With Me
Positively 4th Street
Masters Of War
Disc three
‘Till I Fell In Love With You
When The Deal Goes Down
Cold Irons Bound
Every Grain Of Sand
Rollin’ And Tumblin’
Tangled Up In Blue
Nettie Moore
Highway 61 Revisited
Thunder On The Mountain
Like A Rolling Stone
band introductions
All Along The Watchtower

This is a nice enough title from TMR, but there are a few problems. Let's get those out of the way to start with. While the package is chock full of concert photos, and a quick first glance could start your heart racin' a little faster, a closer examination reveals that most of them have lost a lot of clarity, and a couple are actually quite blurry. While the fonts have the TMR trademark clean and sharp look, and while the images on the liners and back cover are nice, the two just don't work well together. Everything looks too busy, and therefore hard to read. Unfortunately, things don't improve a lot when you give the discs a listen. (cond.)
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Agganis Arena, Boston, MA - Nov. 11 & 12,  2006

Manufacturer / Catalog No.
Tambourine Man / TMR-115/116/117

Released:   2007
8 stars
Thanks to Tiny Montgomery for scans

Bob's Boots ref  #     BB-s102

Review: (cont.)
While the sound quality of this audience recording is fairly good and clear... it's not great. There seems to be a lot of rumble at times. Not quite up to the crystal clean quality that we've been spoiled with as of late. This is Bob's first appearance at the home of the Boston Terriers. Being primarily designed as the University's hockey rink, perhaps the acoustics are not geared to live music. I truly don't know, as this is the first time that I've heard of the building that was evidently named for the 1954 Red Sox first-baseman. And now, for the worst news of all. There is a splice after When The Deal Goes Down on the third disc, and it picks back up with Every Grain Of Sand. Cold Irons Bound has been completely cut out, even though it is listed on the cover! Don't get your hopes up if your disc player logs eleven tracks to start with. It's only because the band introduction has been given its own track. If the reader can overlook this huge faux paux, then there are some good things to be said. Firstly, it is nice to have both nights in one package. Between the two shows, over half of the songs from Modern Times are presented with a passion. The album had only been on the streets for a few weeks, and this was the first time that the majority of the audience had heard these songs live. Other highlights from the first night include, perhaps the highlight of the entire show, a heartfelt She Belongs To Me. It amazes me to see Bob still so passionate and immersed in a song that debuted over forty years ago. The other would be Blind Willie McTell. It's dark and brooding and powerful. As for the second night, the highlights other than Modern Times songs would have to be a menacing Señor, and a soul searching version of  Every Grain Of Sand. I don't think that I'm being biased even though these songs are among my personal favorites to start with. The knock down drag out winner of the night, however, has to be Nettie Moore. It rivals the album version, and is arguably the best performance on this set. © 2008 CD Pinkerton -

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